This year, like many, many before, has been a year riddled with injury in net. Elliott is out about five weeks, and Neuvirth just injured himself Sunday afternoon against the Rangers. The Flyers just can’t catch a break. The worst part about it all is that the deadline is a week away, and nobody knows […]Read more "How These Next Few Games Could Determine the Future of Anthony Stolarz"
The resurgent Philadelphia Flyers are flying high once again. After defeating the Arizona Coyotes and the Las Vegas Golden Knights. They’re riding a five game winning streak. Let me say it again a five game winning streak. It’s as easy as, “A-B-C, 1,2,3,” from the hit song of the Jackson Five. Just who is the […]Read more "Can Neuvirth shoulder the load for the third place Flyers?"
Reports are confirming that Brian Elliott had suffered a lower body injury in the shootout win against Arizona Saturday night. With Elliott having dealt with a nagging groin injury recently, it’s a safe assumption that the same issue has flared up once again, and this time, it might be for awhile. Reports also have confirmed […]Read more "It’s time to shine for Flyers goalie Alex Lyon"
All it took was a little tweak to the already injured groin of Brian Elliott against the Coyotes to send Flyers fans into a tiz. Twitter was abuzz with worry and concern, and disdain for the fact that Michael Neuvirth had to come in and spell an injured Elliott during a shootout. It all worked […]Read more "If Brian Elliott remains sidelined, what can the flyers do to replace him?"
With recent reports surfacing that the Flyers are talking to teams about acquiring another goalie, has the Flyers future goalie plans changed again? On March 1st of last season, the Flyers made a move that signaled a clear vision to the future, signing Michal Neuvirth to a two-year extension. A move that made it clear that […]Read more "Could the Flyers be headed for a tandem of Stolarz & Hart in 2019-2020?"
Ever since the last time the Flyers were shutout, Jordan Weal has been on the third line. He wasn’t demoted because of his play. But, the reason is the emergence of Travis Konecny needing more minutes on a nightly basis. During the 3-0 shutout loss in Chicago, Jordan Weal was moved to the Dale Weise […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: Jordan Weal looks lost without a playmaker"
(Editors Note: This article was written before the Flyers/Avalanche Game Saturday night, so stats may be off a little.) The hot hand. The thing that usually predicts which goalie is a go in the next game. You have a goalie that is 3-0-0 with a shutout and 2 goals allowed across a three game stretch? […]Read more "The “Hot Hand Fallacy” and whether or not Flyers Head Coach Dave Hakstol Believes in it"
Here we are, eleven games into the season, and fans are already calling for heads. MacDonald, Weise, and Manning. No player is exempt from the ire of the Flyer fan, and that’s just fine. Fans are allowed to be upset with the performance of a player or two. Flyers fans have been furious with MacDonald […]Read more "Is the Brian Elliott experiment nearing an end for the Philadelphia Flyers?"
In what many thought was supposed to be year one to a new Flyers reign, has turned into something completely different. Through the first 6 games of the year, the Flyers, 4-2-0, have been very dominant in each of those six games, asserting their new mentality of play that Coach Dave Hakstol has preached over […]Read more "5 Observations from the Flyers Season so far"
Coming off a home opening win Saturday night at a rocking Wells Fargo Center against the Capitals 8-2, the Flyers looked to keep the momentum as the Florida Panthers came to town. The Florida Panthers coming into Philly with a 2-2-0 record, after dropping a contest Saturday night in Pittsburgh against the Penguins, looked to […]Read more "Flyers dominant again in overpowering 5-1 win over Panthers"